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Migrating from VB cloud...

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by bike-sector, Apr 12, 2016.

  1. bike-sector

    bike-sector New Member

    Hi there!
    for the beginning we thought a cloud based solution is ok. And I knew VB from before, but never had to do with VB5.
    BUT: VB cloud is buggy like hell and very unreliable.
    So next step will be: Migrating to xenForo.

    But first Issue there: how can we import the VB cloud-Data? Obviously VB5 isnt suported by the built-in importers... That seems to be a showstopper.
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You can do a two-step import from VB5 -> ? -> XF, if there is an importer for VB5 for one of the built in importers.

    Or it would require a custom importer.
  3. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    I do believe that IPS has an importer for vB5 currently (but I really hate their script compared to XenForo) - so you could find someone that has IPS and perform a two step import. You would probably "lose" passwords though - I did when I went from XenXoro -> IPS -> Burning Board on one of my sites.
  4. Claudio

    Claudio Well-Known Member

    There is a Third-Party Services & Offers forum where some users offer vB5 to XF conversions including myself.
  5. bike-sector

    bike-sector New Member

    Thx claudio. Guess I've got already an offer from you. ;) I've seen that you also offer Hosting, but we already have got an own server where we want to run the forum. Is that OK or do you only migrate to your own servers?

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